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3. JB Petit High School For Girls

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mumbai Updated: Sep 22, 2017 14:16 IST
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HISTORY: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, the school was originally known as Miss Prescott’s Fort Christian School. The school was renamed to J B Petit High School for Girls in 1946, after Jehangir Bomanji Petit took over the institute and decided to admit Indian children of all caste and creed.

UNIQUE FEATURES: The school’s motto, ‘Ever Forward’, exemplifies the school’s ethic. The school is dedicated to excellence while recognising the uniqueness of each child.

HIGHEST RATINGS IN: Academic rigour, selection process and attitude towards learning

BOARD: ICSE

Annual fee: Not disclosed

Students: 925

Student-teacher ratio: 14:1

QUOTE:

A spirit of freedom and joy pervades the school, fostering dynamic learning. Students are challenged to think independently, critically and creatively.

BENAIFER P KUTAR, principal